Celebrating it's 20th anniversary, Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition located along Australia's Bondi and Tamarama beaches.

Sculpture by the Sea 2016
A woman stands next to a giant flip flop on Tamarama Beach William West/ AFP

Occurring annually, Sculpture by the Sea exhibits over 100 sculptures each year. It is one of Sydney's most popular events, receiving over half a million visitors in three weeks. Sculpture by the Sea will return Sydney's beaches on 20 October and will run until 6 November. So while some finishing touches are made, IBTimesUK presents some of the sculptures that will be featured in the coastal exhibition: